Wednesday, May 04, 2016

GlobalEd.TV May 5th Webinar - "Collaboration: Connecting to the World"

GlobalEd.TV presents:
"Collaboration: Connecting to the World"

Date + Time:
Thursday, May 5th
7pm EST
(Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.)

Sign-up Link:
This is a free event, but you must register to attend and will be sent the event link. Sign up HERE.

How can global education truly be global? Collaboration brings learners together to communicate and solve problems all over the world. In Part IV of this series, participants share tips and techniques for creating effective collaboration in and outside of the classroom, including Ed Tech, cross-cultural communication and Project-Based Learning.

Lisa Petro, Co-founder, Know My World
Lisa Petro is a Curriculum Development Consultant and the Co-founder of Know My World, a Global Education Resource organization. She has an Masters of Professional Studies in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from the State University of New York at New Paltz.  Lisa has designed curriculum and teacher training workshops in the United States, Japan, Nepal, China, Mexico, Albania, Palestine and Taiwan with an emphasis on social/emotional learning and cultural competence.  She has lived and taught in rural Japan as part of programming for the Ministry of Education and participated as the Curriculum Development Director for Everest of Apples (in collaboration with NEST NGO), which promotes quality education in developing countries. Lisa has also presented dynamic cross-cultural workshops at the East Asia Regional Conference for Overseas Schools in Bangkok, Thailand, EARCOS in Shanghai, China and Congreso de Preparatoria, Preparatorias del Tecnólogico de Monterrey, ITESM in Guadalajara, Mexico, the State University of New York Multicultural Education Conference, and the SUNY Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning conference in New York, NY. Lisa currently lives in New York and is a stand for creating connectivity and transformation through social, emotional and cultural learning.


Angélica Santana
Professor/Creator of Connective Multicultural Learning
Tec de Monterrey
Chihuahua, Mexico

Professor Angélica Santana has taught at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico since 2008. In 2011, she received the National Educational Innovation Award for the creation of the teaching strategy Connective Multicultural Learning. Currently she is involved in educational technology initiatives designing workshops and academic programs related with multiculturalism and IT tools for education. Angélica is also the Coordinator of the COIL Center of SUNY for Tec de Monterrey. In May 2015 she received the Recognition of Inspiring Teacher.

Alicia Rescigno
Educational Coordination Manager
Know My World
New York, USA

Alicia Rescigno is the Educational Coordination Manager for Know My World, developing and moderating digital cross-cultural exchange for participants in over 24 countries. She holds a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology for grades K-12 from the New York Institute of Technology. Alicia specializes in bringing quality education and intercultural communication to Home School groups as well as students and families who are challenged by illness and special needs.

About GlobalEd.TV:

GlobalEd TV is a free inclusive and  comprehensive webinar series which spotlights theories and best practices related to multiculturalism in schools and organizations all over the world. This 5 part series is designed to inform educators, students and parents about the role of cultural and global competence in  education. Hosted twice a month by the Global Education Conference Network, the Learning Revolution, and Know My World, participants will be included in global conversations with featured experts , practitioners and organizations in the field, with the goal of exploring the impact of global education. Through themed sessions, interviews, dynamic examples, Q&A, and practical exercises, each one-hour segment will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to bring global competence to their schools and communities.

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